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Cute and cuddly is cool, except when it’s not throughs out. With Easter coming, the Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (La-SPCA) is cautioning New Orleanians about ill planned pet rabbit adoptions. Fortunately, the agency also is providing an alternative: puppy loans.


LA-SPCA: Let Your Dog Celebrate Barkus Not NYE


Rule number one of fireworks is “Don’t blow your fingers off like a certain NFL player.” The second standard is that your pets do not like pyrotechnic displays. Dogs and cats have far better hearing than humans and those airborne booms do not go over well with them. The Louisiana Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (L-SPCA) has issued a reminder that dogs are frightened by fireworks and often run away on the Fourth as well as some pointers to keep Rex happy.


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New Orleans On Tap Brings Oktoberfest to City Park



Summer was rough on the wallets of many New Orleanians. But, do not despair because that ticket to Bavaria isn’t going to happen. Oktoberfest is coming to NOLA. On Saturday (9.26), New Orleans On Tap will flood City Park with 400 different beers not to mention some great music.


Collar Greens

La-SPCA Builds Memorial to the Federal Flood's Pets



As the city comes closer to the tenth anniversary of the devastation brought upon the region by Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath, memorials to the storm are popping up across the city. One such memorial will be a community art display hosted by the Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals La-SPCA). The display will act not only as a way to remember the animal lives that were lost in the storm, but also as a fundraiser to give collars and microchips to the thousands of animals that the SPCA cares for each year.


La-SPCA: Dogs Don't Like Fireworks!


Who doesn’t love a good fireworks display? Apparently, your pets don’t. Dogs have far better hearing than humans and those airborne booms do not go over well with them. The Louisiana Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (L-SPCA) has issued a reminder that dogs are frightened by fireworks and often run away on the Fourth as well as some pointers to keep Spot happy.


Quarantine Queries


Signs springing up around LaSalle Street are warning locals about an animal quarantine. The only problem is that there is actually no animal quarantine. Further, the issuing “agency” does not exist.


Hotel Muttleone: FQ Happy Hour for Furry Friends


By Lucy Leonard

Who let the dogs out? Tonight, the Hotel Monteleone is teaming up with the Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (La-SPCA) for a pet-friendly happy hour. The event, which will benefit the La-SPCA, will take place at Hotel Monteleone’s Carosel Bar from 5p.m. to 7p.m.. 


Murder Victim's Dog Reunited With Family


On March 19, Julia Anderson was murdered in an act of domestic violence. There is no cure for the pain that her family feels, but the Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (La-SPCA) took one small step to ease their pain. The group tracked down Anderson’s family in Missouri and returned the victim’s dog.


Foaming at the Mouth: La-SPCA Holds Rabies Drive


With Harper Lee’s new (old) book set for release, the topic of rabid dogs in the South is once again vogue(ish.) But, in Orleans Parish, the Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (La-SPCA) has been dealing with the issue for years. On Palm Sunday (3.29,) the group will host their annual Rabies Drive.


$13k Offered for Goat Beheader


For the second time in 2015, a goat has been beheaded. The Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (La-SPCA) is now offering a $13,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the persons responsible for the act.


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